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02 Oct 2019

AMCS acquires the Dutch software company PieterBas Automatisering.

Limerick (Ireland), October 2 - The Irish AMCS, global supplier of industry-specific software and technology for the waste and recycling industry, today announced it has acquired PieterBas Automatisering in the Netherlands. The employees and current shareholders, Hans and Pieter-Bas Buskens, will join the international team of more than 500 employees of AMCS. 

 “PieterBas is a successful company with a highly motivated team that has focused on the waste and recycling market since 1988. The customer base of PieterBas is diverse and an excellent addition to our portfolio. Existing customers will benefit from our investment power, professional global organisation and ambition to provide the best and most innovative industry-specific software platform for organisations in the waste and recycling industry”, said Jimmy Martin, CEO of the AMCS Group." PieterBas' many years of experience with organisations in small and medium-sized businesses will help us to better align our solution to this segment”.  

Hans Buskens, Commercial Director PieterBas: “We see a good connection with AMCS in terms of both vision and technology. The AMCS Platform is developed on the same cloud architecture and technology as the latest version of PieterBas. Our customers can continue to count on our support for their existing investments and will also have access to a wider range of additional software solutions, on-board computers, RFID and weighing systems from the AMCS Group. The acquisition offers our employees opportunities to develop further in a fast-growing, international organization.” 

AMCS is one of the fastest growing IT companies in Ireland. The company has made 11 successful acquisitions in recent years. The most recent were the US-based Brady, Desert Micro and the German Recy Systems. In 2016, GMT Europe B.V. also established in the Netherlands was already incorporated. "This has enabled us to expand our portfolio with, among other things, exclusively developed solutions for the waste, recycling and trade of raw materials including scrap, non-ferrous metals, paper, wood, glass, plastic, textile and electronics," said Jimmy Martin. 

AMCS delivers industrial cloud-based software solutions for the waste sector and recycling industry worldwide with main activities in Western and Northern Europe, North America and Australia / Asia. Together with PieterBas, the company has 500+ employees and 2,650+ customers in 22 countries.